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Sinharaja Forest

Listed under Rainforests and Jungles in Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka’s last lowland wet forests can be found south of the central mountains at Sinharaja. Rich with birdlife and also leech-infested, every naturalist visiting Sri Lanka should visit this remarkable remnant rainforest, a habitat that is all but lost from this lovely but politically-troubled island nation.

Written by  Bruce Beehler.

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“Sinharaja Forest Reserve”

'Located in south-west Sri Lanka, Sinharaja is the country's last viable area of primary tropical rainforest. More than 60% of the trees are endemic and many of them are considered rare. There is much endemic wildlife, especially birds, but the reserve … Read more...

Written by press. UNESCO

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can shool childern go there

because i want to go to this place

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If you're asking if children are allowed, then the answer is yes, if you're asking if school groups are allowed then I'm not sure.

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